(MENAFN - AFP) If you tell your mum she's fleek, she probably won't get the compliment -- social media is driving a rapid evolution of the English language that is leaving parents baffled, a study suggested Friday.
A survey of 2,000 British parents found that 86 percent think teenagers speak an entirely different language on social media and messaging.
(MENAFN - AFP) At a hospital in Mogadishu's Yaqshid district, children suffering from severe acute malnutrition, worsened by stomach and chest infections, are receiving treatment that is likely saving their young lives.
Three years have elapsed since famine killed more than a quarter of a million people in Somalia â€“- more than half of them children â€“- yet for many of ...
(MENAFN - AFP) EU energy boss Maros Sefcovic said late Thursday Europe could import natural gas from ex-Soviet Turkmenistan via Iran as Brussels ramps up efforts to break its dependence on Russian-sourced energy.
Speaking after a meeting with Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov in the capital Ashgabat,Sefcovic, vice president of the European Commission for Energy ...
(MENAFN - AFP) A bevy of big-screen luminaries including Luc Besson and Arnold Schwarzenegger descended on Beijing recently for a star-studded international film festival, but art-house directors raised the alarm as authorities block a wave of independent cultural events.
Seeking to raise its "soft power" and standing on the world cultural stage, China is pushing its cinema ...
(MENAFN - AFP) Drita, 31, covers her face with trembling hands. She just learned that after giving birth to three daughters in four years she is pregnant again with a girl, an unforgivable crime in the patriarchal Balkans that clearly prefers boys.
She tries to mutter a few words, but her mother-in-law, Sanije, silences her with a hard stare.